Albatross 2 Configuration
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[Courtesy of Helmut Lelke, hlelke "at" worldnet.att.net, February 2002]

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Albatross 2 Configuration:

Airfoil: MH32: cm = -0.057, 8.7% thickness
Wingspan: 94in
Wing area: 5.2 ft^2
Aspect Ratio: 11.7
Wing planform: Straight taper, 9in chord, 7in tip
Wing sweep: None
Wing twist: None
Weight 74 oz
Wing Loading: 14.1 oz/ft^2
Dihedral: 0 degrees (3 degrees without autopilot)
Wing Servos: Airtronics 94145
Battery pack: Nicad, 5 cells, SubC
CG: >30% (mean chord)
AOA Sensor Gain: 1.5
Control Surfaces: Elevons, Dive-brake
Electronic Controls: Active Pitch Stabilizer, Electrostatic Autopilot
Sensors: Angle of Attack (AOA), Electrostatic sensors

Click here for Albatross II "Design Analysis (DA)" file

Click here for "DA" software

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